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PER Live Series: “Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Business Strategy”ies: “Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Business Strategy”

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 13:00
1:00 - 2:00 PM ET

Location: 

Virtual event, registration required.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

PER Live Series is a recurring set of discussions involving finance and business thought leaders. Topics address the important economic issues of our time.

Learn more about this event on the PER website here.

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Gender, Governance and Islam Book Launch

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 06:30

With Nadje Al-Ali, Deniz Kandiyoti, Kathryn Spellman Poots
Monday November 11th 6:30 pm

Defeated revolutionaries, lasting legacies: the afterlife of revolution in Dhufar, Oman

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 04:00

Professor Alice Wilson, University of Sussex (Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology); with an introduction by Professor Mandana E. Limbert, CUNY (Associate Professor of Anthropology)

Book Talk: The Universal Enemy: Jihad, Empire, and the Challenge

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 04:10
4:10-6pm

No contemporary figure is more demonized than the Islamist foreign fighter who wages jihad around the world. Spreading violence, disregarding national borders, and rejecting secular norms, so-called jihadists seem opposed to universalism itself. In a radical departure from conventional wisdom on the topic, The Universal Enemy argues that transnational jihadists are engaged in their own form of universalism: these fighters struggle to realize an Islamist vision directed at all of humanity, transcending racial and cultural difference.

The Making of Lissa: Comics, Gender, and Medicine in the Arab world

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 04:00
4.10-6pm

Join CSMS to hear Sherine Hamdy discuss her project Lissa: A Story of Friendship, Medical Promise, and Revolution and its portrayal of illness and disease amidst the Egyptian revolution alongside Lissa's illustrators Caroline Brewer and Sarula Bao.

Talk: Fiction as Islamic Historiographical Alterity

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 04:00
4-6pm

Anecdotal references, ethnography, and publication statistics indicate that, in modern societies, fictionalized versions of the Islamic past have had far greater traction than ‘academic’ narratives derived from systematic evaluation of evidence. Yet, historical fiction has received little attention as a prominent site for theoretical reflection on matters such as the purpose for writing about the past and the nature of truth claims about past time. This presentation will address this arena in two steps.

Islamic History Workshop: Sameness, Difference, and Embodiments of Desire in the 1001 Nights

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 04:00
4-6pm

Talk by Zayde Antrim, Professor of History and International Studies, Trinity College, Hartford, CT.

The Role of Economists in the Art Market

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:00
1:00 - 2:00 PM ET

Location: 

Virtual event

Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

PER Live Series is a recurring set of discussions involving finance and business thought leaders. Topics address the important economic issues of our time.

Learn more about this event on the PER website here.

The Cognition and Decision Seminar Series presents: Memory and Representativeness

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 04:15 to 05:30
4:15-5:30 PM

Location: 

Uris 142

Memory and Representativeness

Andrei Shleifer
Harvard University

Cognition and Decision Seminar Series: Rosemarie Nagel

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 16:15 to 17:30
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Location: 

Uris 140

The Cognition and Decision Seminar Series presents:

The Strategic Brain under Risk in Games and Lotteries with FMRI
Rosemarie Nagel
Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Thursday, October 31, 4:15-5:30 PM
Uris 140

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